I offer customized tours throughout Florida for individuals or small groups. I have over 25 years of experience leading tours, am familiar with all aspects of Florida wildlife, and have an extensive knowledge of native plants, snakes, frogs, and many other critters you encounter in Florida.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Exciting times coming up!

I hope you can join us for these exciting upcoming events:
  • September 21-25, 2017: Birding Festival of the Keys. David will be leading tours. Registration with the festival is required.
  • October 7, 2017: Audubon Society of the Everglades STA 1E field trip. Contact Audubon Society of the Everglades to sign up for this trip.
  • October 8, 2017: Audubon Society of the Everglades Hawk Watch at J.D. MacArthur Beach State Park. Contact Audubon Society of the Everglades for details.
  • November 4, 2017: Audubon Society of the Everglades STA 1E field trip. Contact Audubon Society of the Everglades to sign up for this trip.
  • November 11, 2017: Audubon Society of the Everglades STA 2 field trip. Contact Audubon Society of the Everglades to sign up for this trip.
  • November 12, 2017: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. You must register with the park, not David, to attend this trip
  • November 15, 2017:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • November 18, 2017:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 1-3, 2017:  Flagler Audubon Society North Florida Field Trip. Contact Flagler Audubon Society to sign up for this trip.
  • December 6, 2017:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 9, 2017:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 10, 2017: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. You must register with the park, not David, to attend this trip
  • December 16, 2017Cocoa Christmas Bird Count
  • December 17, 2017: Christmas Christmas Bird Count
  • December 18,  2017Merritt Island NWR Christmas Bird Count
  • December 19,  2017St. Augustine Christmas Bird Count
  • December 20, 2017:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • December 21,  2017: Zellwood Christmas Bird Count
  • December 23,  2017Econlockhatchee Christmas Bird Count
  • December 30,  2017South Brevard Christmas Bird Count
  • January 3, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • January 6, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • January 7, 2018: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. You must register with the park, not David, to attend this trip
  • January 11-15, 2018: Everglades Birding Festival: David will be leading tours. 
  • January 17, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • January 18-21, 2018: Birdapalooza: David will be leading tours.
  • January 24-29, 2018: Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival: David will be leading tours. Festival registration is required.
  • January 31, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • February 3, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • February 6, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • February 9-11, 2018: Birds of a Feather Festival: Dee and David will be teaching classes and leading tours. Festival registration is required.
  • February 17, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • February 18, 2018: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. You must register with the park, not David, to attend this trip
  • February 24, 2018: Samson Island Open House - David and Dee will be leading free bird walks through out the day. Catch the ferry to the island behind the Satellite Beach fire house. 
  • February 28, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • February 3, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 3, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 14, 2018:  Environmental Learning Center, EcoFest. David and Dee will be teaching classes and leading tours.
  • March 14, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 17 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 18, 2018: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Buggy Tours - Go to the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park web site for registration information. You must register with the park, not David, to attend this trip
  • March 28, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • March 31, 2018:  Birding Hotspots Tour.  Meet at Ditch 13 Gallery and Gifts in Fellsmere (located on Broadway next to Marsh Landing)  at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to a location to be determined, depending on where the birds are. Trip will last 3 hours and cost of trip is $15 per person. 
  • April TBD: Dry Tortugas Trip with Florida Nature Tours. Visit the Florida Nature Tours web site for details.
  • April TBD: Flamingo Quest - Audubon Society of the Everglades (Palm Beach County Audubon Chapter), in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), offers special “Flamingo Quests” in Stormwater Treatment Area (STA 2), a rare opportunity to see these iconic birds in the wild in Palm Beach County! I will be leading the tours on Aprill 22-23. Note that this tour fills up fast, and you must register to attend. 

1 comment:

  1. How exciting. So much of that looks interesting. I wonder if an 8 year old would like one of the buggy tours?

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